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Bladnoch Distillery

Bladnoch Distillery

Visitor Centre and

Melba Cafe

 

Welcome to Bladnoch Distillery. Our 202 year-old distillery opens its doors once again.

Bladnoch Distillery produces premium Single Malt Scotch Whisky, paying tribute to the rich history of Bladnoch and traditional lowland style Scotch Whisky.

Discover how Bladnoch and Pure Scot whisky is crafted first hand with a tour through the key sites of the distillery.

Tour includes a tasting of three of our favourite releases from the Bladnoch and Pure Scot range.

Our Melba Cafe is serving a beautiful lunch menu showcasing the finest local produce and a selection of homemade cakes and treats.

The Boathouse Glencaple

The Boathouse Glencaple offers delicious food and stunning views, with al fresco dining out on the deck in the warmer months.  Brunch and lunch are served in the café from 10am Tuesday to Sunday, with seasonal specials and freshly baked cakes and scones.  On Friday and Saturday evenings the café transforms into a candlelit restaurant, perfect for cosy evenings out with family, friends and loved ones.  The shop and gift shop, which stock local produce, are also open Monday 8am to 12pm.

Delicious food, stunning views and wonderful produce and gifts – the perfect place to meet up with family and friends!

Kilnford Farm Shop

(We are located along the A75 at the Garroch Roundabout – Right beside the NEW D&G Hospital!)

 

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Our farm shop is a treasure cove of local and Scottish delights. Our farm shop is often referred to as ‘the food hub of Dumfries and Galloway’. We have a butcher counter which boasts a selection of quality home reared produce, a deli counter packed full of local, Scottish and speciality cheeses along with homemade pies and our own home cured hams. The shop provides a huge range of day to day essentials such as bread and local milk to hand brewed ales and local biscuits.

If you’re looking for a gift, you can find something a little special in our craft section. Browse locally made pottery items, local art, handmade cards and of course everyone loves a mug with one of our famous Belties on it.

 

Our Kitchen Cafe provides the ultimate local food experience, where else can you feast on a burger that has been, farmed, handmade and cooked all in the same place?

The restaurant is open daily and here you can enjoy a full Scottish breakfast packed with our homemade sausages, haggis and black pudding, home cured bacon and local free range eggs. We have a range of daily lunch specials, speciality barista coffees and locally baked cakes.

Cally Gardens and Specialist Plant Centre is a treasure trove of exotic and rare hardy plants gathered from around the Globe. The towering 18th century walls of what was once the kitchen and pleasure garden for Cally Palace now provide shelter to 1000’s of rare and exotic plants. This Garden is a must for any plant collector and the Specialist Plant Centre is bursting with rare and unique plants cultivated by the acclaimed nurseryman Kevin Hughes.

The Gardens are open Thursday through to Sunday, 10am – 5pm from 1st March – 31st October.

Garden Admission £5.00:  Children free.

Nursery is free to visit.

 

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Marrbury Smokehouse Deli and

Eco Friendly SnackShack 

Visit Marrbury Smokehouse Deli, Eco Friendly SnackShack & beautiful Art Gallery in the stunning setting of Carsluith Castle overlooking the Solway.

Enjoy a picnic from our wonderful range of food from our SnackShack and browse the spectacular art 🙂

We have our wonderful smokehouse deli with an array of smoked foods, brought daily from Vincent’s smoker, fresh for you to enjoy.

 

We very much look forward to welcoming you.

Any questions give us a ring on 01671 820476

 

 

It is easy to find the Marrbury Smokehouse Deli and Eco Friendly SnackShack 

We are right on the A75 in Dumfries & Galloway.

and also on the South West Coastal 300 #SWC300

www.southwestcoastal300.com

Heading west from the south we are mid-day between Gatehouse of Fleet and Carsluith. As you drive by the large caravan park called”Auchenlarie”, slow down, we are five minutes along the road on your left signed “Carsluith Castle”.

From the west/north, heading east, go past Creetown, past Carsluith village, and watch for the castle on your right.

For Google Maps and Satnav ur postcode is DG87DY

You can call us on 01671 820476

 

 

Just to Say Gifts & Flowers is a small, rural independent business on the swc300 offering top quality gifts and  beautiful flowers for all occasions. All our flowers are natural and free of artifical colours and additives.

Dalmellington Is nestled in amongst the hills on the gateway to the Galloway hills in Ayrshire.  It  is named the ‘village in the stars’ as the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory is just down the road at Loch Doon on the A713 Castle Douglas to Ayr tourist route.

We also offer gifts of jewellery, candles, scarves, handbags and much more for those times of celebration.

 

We can also be found at the Coo Shed https://www.justtosaydalmellington.co.uk/gift-shed-@-the-coo-shed.htm

Auchencairn Store and Tearoom

 

Great place to stop for refreshments and a chat when you are cycling, driving or walking around the region.

Enjoy some wonderful cakes and scones and a refreshing cuppa

You can also pick up those essentials in the store and Post Office.

Clience Studio – Angela Lawrence

 

 

Clience Studio – Angela Lawrence is a friendly artist’s gallery and working studio owned by Angela Lawrence, Artist

showing mainly her Scottish landscape and seascape paintings.

Clience Studio is a most welcoming gallery, as well as the artist’s studio, and displays her original oils and watercolours, signed giclee prints and other items from her work.

Angela frequently paints to commission and is also a very active exhibiting artist at prestigious galleries throughout the UK.

Watercolour paintings of South West Scotland.

Allan’s Studio-Gallery is set in a delightful former church that has been tastefully renovated to provide a light and airy art space. Here in this amazing space, resident artist and studio-gallery owner Allan McNally creates bold, vibrant contemporary paintings of Scottish landscapes, coastal and seascapes including Galloway, Carrick and Burns Country scenes along and near the SW Scotland Coastal 300 Route.  As well as, travel scenes in the Himalaya and Tibetan Plateau are exhibited in regularly changing exhibitions in the gallery.

A prolific artist, Allan enjoy sharing his skills with others and regularly gives ongoing demonstrations in his Studio Open Days, giving visitors an insight to his methods of work, tips, techniques and insight into the life of an artist.

Allan, a professional mid-career artist, has exhibited with art galleries around Scotland, London and Dallas in Texas and regularly at art fairs in Glasgow, Aberdeen and London. His work can be found in private and corporate collections in the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

Also,inspirational painting workshops are run for individuals, couples or small groups with all equipment and materials supplied, so that all you need to bring is your enthusiasm.

Allan enjoys creating one of a kind paintings for clients for that special occasion with a wide range of experience of painting various subjects including wilderness landscape, seascapes, wildlife and nature, portraits, yachts, buildings and lots more, so he is confident to undertake painting commissions that will delight!

Allan McNally Fine Art Studio-Gallery  is located in the delightful conservation village of Colmonell in the Stinchar Valley just off the A77 on the Ballantrae to Girvan section of the SW Scotland Coastal 300 Route.

 

~ Open times ~

from 11am to 5pm on Studio Open Days or by appointment.

Please do not hesitate to email or call or checkout website to find out more details.

mail@allanmcnallyfineart.co.uk

Studio-Gallery Telephone ++44 (0) 1465 881175

www.allanmcnallyfineart.co.uk

Member of Carrick Art Trail

 

 

Small Print

 

 

Small Print is a print and copyshop.

We sell stationery, computer consumables and printer ink.
We also do printing, copying, photographic and artwork reproduction.

We offer a full range of printing services – business cards, leaflets, flyers, letterheads, greetings cards etc.

Photocopying and colour copying upto A3 size. We can copy onto a variety of paper and card.

Visit the ‘Scottish Gin Destination of the Year’

Sulwath Brewery is the principal brewery in Dumfries & Galloway. Its Tap Room is a popular haunt with all real ale lovers in Castle Douglas & surrounds.

We turn out eight regular brews – with other seasonal ales featuring from time to time. Sulwath’s Ales have won a number of awards at various Beer Festivals north & south of the border in recent years & hold the current title of “CAMRA Champion Porter of Scotland 2016” and overall Silver Award at the “CAMRA Winter Beer of Britain” 2017.

 There are tours every Monday and Friday at 1pm

The Tap Room sells 4 house brews in cask & two house brews from keg. Ciders are also available. Guest ales from other parts of the country are available at Sulwath’s annual Beer Festival in May.

The brewery is open for visitors Mon-Sat 10am-6pm all year.

Broom Fisheries

Welcome to Broom Fisheries, home to Scotland’s leading coarse fishing lakes and waters, nestled away in a quiet, picturesque corner of South West Scotland.

You’ll find us at Newbie, two miles from the nearby market town of Annan in beautiful Dumfries & Galloway, and less than 25 miles from Carlisle.

Fishing at Broom

Coarse fishing is a growing sporting activity in Scotland, and we have 9 fully stocked lakes here at Broom Fisheries, including a purpose built canal, that make us famous for the quality and variety of course fishing that we offer, attracting keen anglers for leisure and competition fishingalike.

We are hoping that by providing a range of excellent facilities to visitors and tourists, Broom Fisheries will continue to build on the hard work of Scotland’s coarse fishing community and increase interest in coarse angling across Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Situated within easy access of the M6 and M74, Broom Fisheries’ peaceful and natural environment attracts regular anglers from all over the country.

Fishing Tackle Shop

Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a complete novice, we’ve got something for everyone at The Tackle Box, our fully stocked, on-site tackle shop. From new fishing rods to bait, our experienced staff are always on hand to give professional advice and guidance.

Broom Caravan and Campsite

Facilities

Dogs are welcome on the campsite, which is situated within a fantastic 200-acre private estate. We also have beach access and plenty of opportunities for bird watching in a peaceful environment.

For those interested specifically in coarse fishing, the caravan and campsite is situated just 100 metres from the bank side.

Welcome to Annandale Distillery and Visitor Centre

Established in 1836, we’re one of Scotland’s oldest operating distilleries.

Located close to the Scotland-England border, we’re also the first (and last) distillery in Scotland.

Whilst in the ownership of the famous Johnnie Walker, Annandale Distillery closed in 1918, seemingly forever.

Not so!

Rescued by David Thomson & Teresa Church in 2007, this once derelict distillery sprang back into life on November 3rd, 2014
Three years later, on Wednesday November 15th, 2017, we filled the first ‘new era’ bottle of Annandale Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

It’s a beautiful place! Come and visit us, take a tour, sip our stunning peated and unpeated whiskies and taste our delicious food. We promise you a warm Scottish welcome.
Whisky by the nip, the bottle or the barrel.

Moffat Mill

 

Moffat Mill (4 star tourist shop awarded by VisitScotland)

Moffat Mill is an fantastic destination offering shopping for all and great stop for refreshments as you first cross the Border into Scotland. We are situated only 30 miles north of the Border, only 2 miles from the M74, at Junction 15 and on the scenic, A701, route to Edinburgh. With ample FREE parking for all, including coaches.

We have a superb 250 seater Restaurant set in a lovely conservatory offering Main Meals, Snacks, Cakes, Cold Drinks and Barrista Hot Drinks.

The Store is set over several departments with great branded shopping including:

Visit our Spirit of Scotland Whisky shop where you can sample from our wide range of Malt and Blended Whisky’s at our daily tastings. Also available are a variety of Liqueurs, Wines, Vodka’s, Gin’s and Beers. Our Food & Gift Department has a extensive range of Scottish Foods, Souvenirs and Gift idea’s ideal for all occasions. We also have a large Home department with Kitchen & Cooking, China & Glassware, Bedding, Candles and Soft Furnishings. Hattersley Looms exhibition showing the process of machine weaving with a TV presentation.

Store is Open all year round, 7 days a week (Christmas Day only closed), 9.00am – 5.00pm with some seasonal variations.

 

 
 
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